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From aaron morton <aa...@thelastpickle.com>
Subject Re: Bootstrapping a new node to a running cluster
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2012 02:07:16 GMT
The documentation is correct. 
I was mistakenly remembering discussions in the past about RF > #nodes. 

Cheers

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Aaron Morton
Freelance Developer
@aaronmorton
http://www.thelastpickle.com

On 16/03/2012, at 4:34 AM, Doğan Çeçen wrote:

>> I'm not sure why this is not allowed. As long as I do not use CL.all there
>> will be enough nodes available to satisfy the read / write (at least when I
>> look at ReadCallback and the WriteResponseHandler). Or am I missing
>> something here?
> 
> According to http://www.datastax.com/docs/1.0/cluster_architecture/replication
> 
> "As a general rule, the replication factor should not exceed the
> number of nodes in the cluster. However, it is possible to increase
> replication factor, and then add the desired number of nodes
> afterwards. When replication factor exceeds the number of nodes,
> writes will be rejected, but reads will be served as long as the
> desired consistency level can be met."
> 
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